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by MistyCat
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just popping in for some heresy; for those who celebrate 24 Mystery, I wish you the best of all possible dix!. And as for the present Time, happy BlitzDix MistyCat! I still have ketchup to do; keep calm and wait for it. :) ((())) Jose Thanks, Jose I remember it well... Note to self: Update year-old...
by MistyCat
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94104
Views: 7349308

Re: Count to a Million

85966

Just a few more before I can't count it out on my fingers and toes.
by MistyCat
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2005: "Attention Span"
Replies: 78
Views: 13207

2005: "Attention Span"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/attention_span.png Alt Text: "I didn't even realize they MADE a novelization of "Surf Ninjas." How did you-- Oh my god, it's signed by the author?!" I'm confused. The image did not appear. Clicking where the image should have been took me to: https:/...
by MistyCat
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

For more Oratorio goodness, Google "hallelujah silent monk" and choose your favourite.
by MistyCat
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440150

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. Your sentence is converted to sentence case and your case is then sentenced to capital punishment.

I wish that the task of paying the IRS was not so taxing.
by MistyCat
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think that now is probably an appropriate time to say thank you, XKCD (hi, davean) for allowing ( stuff ) that (decent, upright, non-XKCD type normal (for certain values of normal)) posters may (or may not) ... (another dot? Wouldn't that be just a bit much? No? OK, "." There's another d...
by MistyCat
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi GnomeAnne (GnomeAnne...Time... Sundials... TIME... I don't recall any comments... surely there must have been comments (aagghh! Punsaw!!!) Yes!! (2 exclamation marks) You can!!! (3 EXCLAMATION MARKS and an inadvertent capslock) You CAN have a similar (if not identical) eclipse viewer!!!! (The sam...
by MistyCat
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Eclipse New Zealand

I slept, mostly.
At 5 am I looked out the window - it was dark.
I shared the USA eclipse experience.
Then I slept some more.
It's sometimes kind of dark in the Basement.
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by MistyCat
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: The Chronicles of Torgos, Vol. 12

ggh wrote:Yesterday I heard the words, "Bloody Albany!" Even though we were talking about something less-than-molpish, the two-worldiness made me smile to hear. :)


Thinks:
Bloody Albany == Perfidious Albion
Stops thinking.
by MistyCat
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:Maybe bachaddict or MistyCat could tell me: have you heard the expression "brick in a sock" to refer to the violent doing-away-with of one's mum?

I've never heard it outside the context of the Peter Jackson film, but I recognised the expression and what it meant when you used it.
by MistyCat
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Users browsing this forum: MistyCat and 3 guests When I got here:Capture.PNG I build against top left when possible, sacrificing a valuable bonus when I need to. I'm in a nice tidy situation at the moment. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54066&mode=view Same Spoiler xkcdQ04B115263876....
by MistyCat
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thursdip I got the Q04B Rosetta tile, and instead of molpying down that night, continued until I had one of each tile for my avatar picture. Fridip night my dreams all had Cuegan and castle squares wandering through them Every night I see a series of Cueballs getting in my way... Users browsing thi...
by MistyCat
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it just a pipe dream?

Spoiler:
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by MistyCat
Sun Jan 01, 2017 6:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

lost medieval servant boy

addams wrote:
MistyCat wrote:Did you know that if you Google "Missing young medieval manservant" you get error 404?


I did not get a 404 error message.


Do you know the text of a 404 error?
by MistyCat
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did you know that if you Google "Missing young medieval manservant" you get error 404?
by MistyCat
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Here in Christchurch the quakes don't seem to be too bad. I'm fine, friends in Blenheim are fine. It's 3:40 am. Here's a screen capture taken 2 minutes ago showing quakes above 5.5 EDIT - I've forgotten how to show it full size, but a click ought to do something. Quakes 3.40am Wed 14th Nov 2016.jpg ...
by MistyCat
Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Ghost Rider of S.H.I.E.L.D."

But the last two dips were spent on http://faedine.sytes.net/crank I want to make something that good! That shouldn't be a problem:Screen Shot 2016-10-01 at 9.59.20 PM.png I'm playing at http://faedine.com/games/crank/b37/ It's about 12 hours since I started, and I've been playing for about 10 of t...
by MistyCat
Sat Aug 13, 2016 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

how do I type an e with acute accent? On a leopard with a numberpad, hold ALT and type 130 (é) On a leopard without a numberpad, google "e acute" then copy/paste. Pretty much as fast as any other method, and works for just about any accent. Google's pretty smart. For example, if you can't...
by MistyCat
Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Out of sheer curiosity, who reads the Chronicles of Torgos? What can I do to improve it? The updates are super lengthy, maybe they need to be shortened, less flavour text maybe? I'd love some feedback and an idea of my audience size :P Hooray! I can answer the curious cat and obey the edict. Readin...
by MistyCat
Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

A reason to Celebrate!

The OTT is not like this.

Spoiler:
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by MistyCat
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

You go to the next element by pressing ctrl+[right arrow]. This confirms a hint I found in the Javascript. In context, @azule was referring to the last image, the one that is up against the right edge of the window if you scroll down to the paragraph that starts, The story goes that ????? was simpl...
by MistyCat
Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: CEILING BUNGALOW IS WATCHING YOU POST

This RELATED ad showed up next to my inbox: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=52307&t=1 I don't really have anything clever to say about it, sorry. ketchups.jpg Condiment shlondiment Get to know Ketchup? Mustard is better? What's happ'ning here? Surely the battle of Ketchup and Mustar...
by MistyCat
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was very honoured when MistyCat chose a frame from his portion of the current to be his avatar. But since everyone's avatar is distorted in the flow, even though MistyCat's avatar is that distorted frame, I still feel like his original (or base, maybe?) avatar is the image I distorted, making it ...
by MistyCat
Fri May 06, 2016 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Perhaps the rope was just a metaphor all along...

Perhaps the rope was just a metaphor all alONG...

Hands up anyone who...
Yeah, thought so.
by MistyCat
Wed May 04, 2016 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

douse, analogous to "mouse" and "louse", is an alternative singular form of dice, for those of us who are of the "never-say-die" persuasion. Some years ago < counts on fingers, is bitterly disappointed the answer is not 42 but ~38 > I suggested to friends at a "Li...
by MistyCat
Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Weird things happen. I've been feeling weird for the last few weeks, so today I went to the doctor. He told me that I had a fairly severe case of Zupp. I still don't know what's wrong, because he started rolling around on the floor and laughing when I asked, "What's 'Zupp,' Doc?&quo...
by MistyCat
Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The Python of Monty did make a three sided record to take advantage of people who count only up to two sides on a disk that's not fake. Jose There's something I thought I should say In my attic I've something to play. On Mad magazine's cover EIGHT tracks like no other Have a super spectacular day.
by MistyCat
Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

I imagine that the future-Y'all will be making some replies in the your-now which I won't see in the my-now until I reach the new-now of your past-then, so when I reach the this-then and reply from the will-be-this-then to your newer-now I can say a future-now thanks to your newer-new-now. Actually...
by MistyCat
Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

What you say sounds very much like what I thought when I first started to read Time. I've followed XKCD from the start, but I was slow to follow Time. I don't post much, but I read and watch everything. Because I don't post much, I still feel I don't quite deserve to be considered a...
by MistyCat
Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Hey, Sustainoblitzoblitzoblitzothingy. Why does this thread sustain? Cos I can say crap like this and not a single response will hic mention suppositories or Hitler. Probably. That's why. Sustainability in an online forum is not what one does. Sustainability is how others respond to what one does. ...
by MistyCat
Sat Feb 13, 2016 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey, I luv you guys. hic I mean I really luv you guys. I do. hic You're all just so... so... clever! And funny. But clever == funny, so that was redun hic dant. Hey, don't tell anyone, but I'm celebratinginging my . . . . hey, what hapind to Yappoyappbisyapobiscits? Mad skilz, Yappo. wher'z Blit hic...
by MistyCat
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

For Decree:
Hi.
by MistyCat
Wed Dec 30, 2015 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mine is set to en-US, I'm in NL, and the ad is in Svensk and points to Swedish bookstores. ETA: in the HTML source code, the ad is always the default (US) one. It is replaced using Javascript with the value of //c.xkcd.com/thing-explainer/news . Surprisingly, on the same IP address as my browser: #...
by MistyCat
Sat Dec 19, 2015 9:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: Y'ALL GOT ANY MORE OF THEM OTTSCARS?

For those who are interested in this sort of thing, here are fairly evolved samples for the three netwal neurorks I have been training on standard texts: <Independent, Uneducated, Instinctive Evaluation> Your Shakespeare beats Harry Potter hands down, the OTT is not even in the running. Why is this...
by MistyCat
Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Updated Hotdog? Multiple (4!) versions made? Feline extinction? Calamitizer? Five new Stuffs with colour names? You must tell us more! No! I'm allergic! To all things cat related. Excuse me... Haiku! ........................ ETA Gasp! Cough! Pant! Shudder! Wheeze! All of my allergies Conspire to mak...
by MistyCat
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: I'm not molpish at Outsiding.

Ugh, why do bit of the Outside have to keep distracting me from other bits of the Outside? Because life's a b**** and then th* e**. Oh, sorry. Was that rhetorical? In that case, just follow the bits that earn you money. ETA Or fun. Don't misunderestimate fun. ETA M Just read Neil's comment. Um, Yup.
by MistyCat
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Step 1 - Watch the video. Step 2 - Read the comments. Step 3 - Weep bitter salt tears for humanity. http://imgur.com/a/F8uNU Step 4 - This is relevant how? ETA Oh! Heavens to Betsy! I've been enPoperated while I wasn't watching. Mercy me, what to decree? Let me see... What shall it be? What would yo...
by MistyCat
Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mikrit wrote:- I think I recognize those two Stoor-hobbits over there, who have just found a golden ring, but I am not sure if I remember their names. Isn't one of them Deagol?
- Deagol shmeagol!
- Yeah, that's right. Thank you.

No, thank you.
by MistyCat
Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: 1190: "Time"

Nicely ottified. I'm impressed with the beanish graffiti too. Whoever it is that put this together has an eye for language and art. Combined with 3D animation skills, that should narrow the list down quite a lot. Any guesses? It really, truly, demonstrably wasn't me. I lack the skill, the ability, ...
by MistyCat
Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50202922

Re: time after Time: t-1_0027

lmjb1964 wrote:Edit 3: MistyCat, did you have to stay up all night year to get Lucky?

FTFY

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